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MakerBot’s SKETCH Classroom facilitates 3D printing integration in schools

MakerBot launches SKETCH Classroom for Educators and Students

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The MakerBot SKETCH Classroom just made it easier for organizations who now see the value of integrating 3D printers in classrooms as a tool...
MasterSpool refill

What about the Spools? Empty Spools and MasterSpool Standards

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With the popularity of FDM printing, 3D printers are left with a pile of empty filament spools. In this blog I explore how printers deal can deal with them. In the end I also propose some industry standards for the MasterSpool refills proposed by Richard Horne.

3D Printing Market Trends For 2017

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2017 is set to have many emerging market trends for 3D printing industry. As the 3D printers become more affordable, engineers are developing new...

Useful Things You Can Print From Thingiverse

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Though you’ll find hundreds of 3d printing communities on the World Wide Web, Thingiverse is probably the most popular of them all for several...

Tiny Home Filament Experiment

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In August I had the privilege to have a booth at the Tiny Home Jamboree in Colorado Springs, CO. At the booth I presented ...

1st Annual Filament Olympics

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The Olympic and Paralympic Games are an amazing show of athletic talent from around the world. As the world watches the best compete for...
Let's move our prints to the cloud!

Let’s move our prints to the cloud!

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The technological age seems great to me, Who would have thought we could do so much with so little devices (Smartphones), or backup all...

What 3D-Printer to buy 2016

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What 3D-Printer to buy 2016 We have a lot of options these days. Companies left and right are popping up with their own take on...
Lulzbot Taz 5

How to Rate 3D Printers

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In a previous blog  I developed a scoring system to look at the quality of filament. Others have asked me to develop a scoring system...
Foldie 3D printer

A 3D Printer Designed for Travel, Foldie 3D Pt.1

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As I started my journey in 3D printing I struck up a friendship with a 3D printer from Belgium, Yvan Van den Bossche. In...

How to NOT Alienate 3D Printing Customers

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The 3D printing world is littered with the bitter taste and empty wallets of consumers. 3D printing is now in a volatile period of...
vacuum drying pla

Vacuum Drying PLA Pt.2

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In a previous blog  I described a possible method to recover PLA that has become unusable due to the moisture it has absorbed from...